Monday, November 27, 2023

Possible return of long running Motorsports show

 By Jason D Searcy

After a pandemic induced hiatus, Jason and Dean have reunited for a possible return of the long time Motorsports show Speed Talk.  Here is a recently posted video on YouTube.

Speed Talk on 1360 Radio was a fixture Saturday mornings on KRWC AM 1360 in Buffalo MN from 2009-2019.  50+ drivers and motorsports personalities were interviewed each year by Jason and Dean, Dan Plan from the Midwest Racing Connection and Jordan Bianchi who is now employed as a National NASCAR reporter on the Athletic joined the show weekly.

Previously Jason and Dean also co-hosted a radio and TV show from I-94 Raceway in Sauk Centre (MN) from 2001-2009 on various stations including KASM, KMSR and 1390 "the Fan" in St Cloud (MN).

Before that Jason hosted the Speedway Show on KMSR radio from 1991-1997.

Detail will be released soon, as they say, Stay Tuned!

Sunday, August 13, 2023

2023 Driver Interviews

Listing of Driver Interviews 2023 Elko Speedway from Jason Searcy

ELKO Championship Interviews

Julie Jorgenson #83- Power Stocks

Dillon Sellner #07 - Thunder Cars

Jacob Goede #72 - Late Models

Colin Stocker #8 - Legends Cars

Jackson Kottschade #07 - Bandolero's

2023 Audio Interviews from Elko Speedway 

Tommy Sorem Thunder Car winner Interview

Baiden Heskett interview

Taylor Goldman Interview

Brent Kane interview after being awarded with the Jeremy Johnson "tire guy" Sportsmanship award

Owin Giles interview after winning the Dwain Behrens memorial Late Model race at Elko Speedway

Jake Ryan Interview

Jackson Kottschade First win Interview

Jackson Lewis First Late Model win Interview

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Sunday, June 25, 2023

William Sawalich Interview on KRWC


16 year old Eden Prairie MN ARCA series driver William Sawalich did a 20 min interview on KRWC with Jason Searcy from Speed Talk on 1360 Radio.

Here is a link to that interview Sawalich Interview HERE

William Sawalich finished 2nd place in the 2023 Elko Speedway ARCA Menards 250 race, he was the star of the show and the crowd favorite.

Jason also did a feature article on William Sawalich and his MN racing roots in the Midwest Racing Connection starting on Page 6 Sawalich Article MRC

Here is the article on William Sawalich that appeared in the Midwest Racing Connection July edition on pages 7 & 8.  July Sawalich article

Sunday, April 16, 2023

2022 MN Asphalt Driver of the year

By Jason D Searcy

A 16-year-old driver from Eden Prairie (MN) William Sawalich has been named the 2022 Speed Talk on 1360 Minnesota Asphalt Driver of the year. Sawalich grew up and raced in Minnesota but his success in 2022 came from racing and winning at some of the most prestigious race tracks in all of America in some of their biggest races. He raced a total of 50 times and scored 13 wins racing for Setzer Racing and Development or Wilson Motorsports. He scored wins in the Late Model stock, Pro Late Model and Super Late Model divisions. He won at historic tracks like: Hickory (NC) Motor Speedway, Five Flags (FL) Speedway, Winchester (IN) Speedway, Motor Mile (VA) Speedway, Ace (NC) Speedway, Tri-County (NC) Motor Speedway, Montgomery (AL) Motor Speedway and Toledo (OH) Speedway. “I am honored to win this award, we had a great season last year and have raced in Minnesota in the past, looking forward to the 2023 race season,” said Sawalich.

Previous winners: 2022- William Sawalich 2021- Jacob Goede 2020- Tim Brockhouse 2019- Jacob Goede 2018- Baiden Heskett 2017- Conrad Jorgenson 2016- Tim Brockhouse 2015- Jacob Goede 2014- Jacob Goede 2013- Ricky Martin 2012- Jonathan Eilen 2011- Chad Walen 2010- Brent Kane 2009- Adam Royle 2004- Dan Fredrickson

For entire article about William Sawalich go to Feb 2023 Click this link MRC FEB 2023